Today, Bogotá's Ciclovía was invaded by hundreds of red, screaming, flag-waving youths. Communist revolutionaries? Fanatic followers of Venezuela's Hugo Chavez?
Don't let that red star fool you. They were supporters of the Independiente Santa Fe football team.
|The march forced cyclists onto the sidewalk.|
Colombian football hasn't quite escaped the notoriety of the 1994 murder of national team member Andres Escobar just days after he'd scored an own goal during the World Cup. And the professional football league is still trying to break connections with drug cartels.
|Watching out for trouble.|
|The littered aftermath.|